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Jennifer R Webster
HIST 498
Seattle Campus

Colloquium in History

Each seminar examines a different subject or problem. A quarterly list of the seminars and their instructors is available in the Department of History undergraduate advising office.

Class description

This course will look at primary and secondary sources related to the Hajj, sufi saints, shrines, and Islamic pilgrimage (ziyarat). Students will prepare a research project based on their area of interest.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

Basic knowledge of Islam.

Class assignments and grading

1 page response papers; annotated bibliography and research proposal; rough draft of 15 page research paper; final draft of research paper; presentation

Grades will be based on preparation for and participation in in-class discussions, 15 page research paper, and presentation.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jennifer R Webster
Date: 03/23/2011